Winds of War?

The Easter and Passover holidays have now passed. The New York Times tells us that the Biden administration is having meaningful talks with the Iranian regime over the nuclear weapons issue. And in Israel, there is still no sign of agreement on a new government coalition. The one item that I feel stands out in … More Winds of War?

Still Waiting for Change.

Israeli elections didn’t make a big difference. Neither the pro-Netanyahu nor the Anti-Netanyahu groups have a clear majority. Now we all wait while the politicians try to make deals to form a coalition government. If they can’t do it in the next 4 weeks, we’ll probably have another election. What a waste!  

Shades of 1933

Adolf Hitler became a totalitarian dictator in Germany in 1933. He did it without violating any democratic laws then in force in that country. He managed it stages. Each stage involved eliminating some freedom or disposing of some political opponent. America, today, reminds me of his moves to power. The “Democratic Party” in the USA, … More Shades of 1933

About Equity

Equity is a new buzzword being used to introduce restrictions on what Americans can read or memorialize. This is a picture of Charleston, SC, taken in 1865. Charleston was where my family lived during the Civil War. The damage was caused by federal forces that laid siege to Charleston from 1863.and is was why my … More About Equity

Thinking Back

.That terrific storm is now just a memory. I look out the window and there is little to remember of the actual storm. Our acacia tree is gone. All the broken branches have been taken away. The snow has all melted. Most of the water has either evaporated or flowed away. It brings to mind … More Thinking Back

After the Storm

The snow was very wet snow. It accumulated on the branches of our trees. Soon, the weight was more than they could bear. One after another, branches gave way. Some broke off completely, Others simply fractured and dropped until either the snow fell off or they hit something that could help support the load. Our … More After the Storm


It started last night, I haven’t seen snow this deep for several years. We usually only get snow about once a year.Even then. it usually melts within 24 hours. Not this time! We have about 5 inches in the yard. Deep enough so that I can see our smaller dog go by because his tail … More Snow!!